Travel Blogs from Kobe
... and we entered the lowest level. There were stairs up, but nobody chose the climb to the top.
Next we went to Osaka Castle. About 5 minutes and 20 photos from the bus, Dawn’s camera decided to shut down as the battery was low, so the official photography then was placed in Liz’s hands. We shall see how well she went when we download the photos. Osaka Castle was a very imposing fortified structure originally built by order of ...
... to sit up in and lie flat, but that's about it. They have been described as morgues, but with living residents. I think they are less claustrophobic than that. The lighting is warm and the capsules are cosy, you get a cool little kung fu style pajama set to wear after you bathe in the in-hotel onsen (spa). You can then hang about the communal area in comfy chairs watching tv, using wifi and drinking coffee (from hot cans!) It has the feel of a futurist ...
... and we had some breakfast and people watched. I have wanted to people watch in sooo long! I finally get the chance to do it! YAY! After a lazy breakfast, we headed to the Osaka aquarium. This aquarium is one of the largest in the world. The big drawcard to this aquarium was the massive whale shark. We walked to the aquarium from the train station, in a strange way, but we did see ocean. There were signs around ...
... Individual tables also had a hotplate. The chefs stood one side of the bar and we sat the other and our meal was cooked in front of us.
Our chef was lovely. He took photos of us as well as cooking out steaks to perfection. Brian had the Kobi sirloin and I had the ordinary sirloin and we compared. The Kobi was definitely more marbled and had great flavour. My sirloin just melted in my mouth. We savoured every bite ...
... tower, it had some nice view s but we didn't pay to
go up,it was all a bit cheesy,the tower was an imitation of the Eiffel tower. The main attraction was billiken-san, a god that an american woman randomly made up..its a baby with lucky feet that you rub.
Afterwards we headed to namba which is like london picadilly with lots of neon lights and shops,there were so many people walking like snails,I felt sorry for mie and ...
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